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Organized by:
Foundation for Research and Technology-Hellas (FORTH) Institute of Computer Science (ICS)

Scuola Universitaria Profesionalle della Svizzera Italiana (Supsi)
Sponsored by

IEEE Computer Society

University of Texas at Arlington

IEEE Technical Committee on Computer Communications (TCCC)

 

NOKIA

 

EOARD

 

NSF

Local Transport and Weather

Local Transport and Weather

The conference venue (Iberostar Kipriotis Panorama) is located 3 km from the center of Kos town, in the area “Psalidi”. (see map below)

The International Airport of Kos “Hippocrates” is located 27 km from Kos town.

Kos

From the Airport to Kipriotis Panorama:

Taxi: The fastest way to get from the airport to the conference venue is to use a taxi, which can be easily found outside the airport. The journey takes approximately 25 minutes, and the cost should be approximately 25 euros.

Buses: If you travel using Aegean or Olympic airlines, there is a bus that can take you to Kos town. The bus runs three times a day. From Kos town you can take a taxi to the conference venue. There is also a local public transportation service (see below, From Kos Town to Kipriotis Panorama).

Car Rental at the Airport:

Budget : +30 22420 51317, 29816
Europcar: +30 22420 51898, 24070
Hertz: +30 22420 51400, 23743

From Kos Town to Kipriotis Panorama:

Kos2

 

There is a local public transportation service, where buses run regularly to from Kost town approximately every 10 minutes. There is a bus stop on the main road outside the conference venue. A detailed timetable can be found at the bus stops.

See Iberostar Kipriotis Panorama on Google Maps:Kipriotis map

Kos Weather

Throughout June the maximum temperature during the day is 29o C and during the night is 19 o C.

Weather forecast links:

http://weather.yahoo.com/forecast/GRXX0038.html

http://www.weather.com/outlook/travel/businesstraveler/local/
GRXX0038?lswe=kos,%20greece&from=searchbox_localwx

http://weather.weatherbug.com/Greece/Kos-weather.html?zcode=z6286&lang_id=el

Visa and Travel Information

Request for a confirmation letter to obtain a Visa

If needed, authors of accepted papers can ask for a confirmation letter, that can be used to obtain a VISA, from the local organizing committee chair by email.

Please note that to issue a confirmation letter for an author, it is necessary that the author has paid the conference registration fee in full.

The necessary information includes the following:    
Name: .....................................................................    
Surname: .................................................................    
Gender: ...................................................................    
Nationality: ...............................................................    
Passport number: ......................................................    
Passport expiration date: ............................................    
Email address: ...........................................................    
Affiliation: .................................................................    
Title of paper you are an author of: .............................
...............................................................................
   
Post office address where the letter should be mailed to:
   
Street: ....................................................................    
City: ........................................................................    
State/Province: ........................................................    
Postal Code: ............................................................    
Country: .................................................................    

Please be aware that the confirmation letter will state only the following facts:
a. Conference title, dates and location.
b. That the requester is an author of an accepted paper.
c. That the requester has paid the required conference registration fee in full.

Please send the above information in an email containing the words “WoWMoM 2009 Visa Request” to asko [AT] ics [DOT] forth [DOT] gr

Travel Information

Kos International Airport "Hippocrates" is the fourth largest airport in Greece, right after the new airport of Athens and the ones in  Thessaloniki and in Crete, and the sixth busiest with daily flights from Athens and numerous direct charter flights from European cities during the summer.

 

From Athens to Kos
Flight
Dep
Arr
Airline
OA730
05:35
06:30
A3222
08:10
09:00
A3226
16:30
17:20
OA736
20:35
21:30
 
From Kos to Athens
Flight
Dep
Arr
Airline
OA731
07:10
08:00
A3223
09:35
10:25
A3227
17:55
18:45
OA737
22:10
23:00